Center for Multicultural Education
Attend open mic night and perform your talent, whatever it is. Host for the night is poet Nicole Lyricc, who recently published a book Words Transform.
Enjoy a night of fashion from New York City; this night of East Coast flavor will feature Nicole Lyricc, originally from Waterloo, Iowa, who is a fashion designer and wardrobe stylist in New York City. The fashion show will be co-hosted by MTV's Making the Band member of Day 26, Que, who will also do a special performance.
The Center for Multicultural Education is sponsoring a video conference featuring Dr. Linda Darling-Hammond, the Charles Ducommon professor of education at Stanford University and co-director of the School Redesign Network. She will discuss the Waterloo and Cedar Falls school districts. Darling-Hammond is one of education’s most powerful and provocative voices. In The Flat World and Education: How America’s Commitment to Equity Will Determine Our Future, she beseeches those who care about education to wake up to the reality we truly are a “nation at risk.” For more information, visit www.uni.edu/cme.
Learn about the history of soul food and watch a soul food movie. There will be a soul food station in the Piazza dining center for dinner and late night. This event is co-sponsored by the Campus Activities Board.
PinPoint Theatres from Washington, D.C., will present a play about a family living in America and trying to survive without black inventions. Will they make it?
Darwin Week is a weeklong celebration of science and critical thought in honor of Charles Darwin's birthday. It will include four days of talks with faculty speakers during the day and a keynote each night at 7:00 pm. The themes for each day include Skepticism, Sexuality, Diversity, and Origins. All events are free and open to the public.
Dance the night away with the one you love (or a friend) at the Stepper's Ball. Tickets are on sale through Friday, Feb. 10. A two for one ticket special of two tickets for $5 is offered until Friday, Feb. 3; after that date all individual tickets will be $5. Purchase tickets at the SIAC office (upper level of Maucker Union) Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Find a friend and get your ticket! There will be a free photo booth at this event.
Experience a day in Africa featuring dance, movies, food, hair and panel discussions.
The Center for Multicultural Education is hosting a discussion about biracial relationships.
Campus Activities Board is sponsoring an appearcance by fast rapper George Watsky.